Today in World War II History—January 19, 1942
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Jan. 19, 1942: British North Borneo surrenders to Japanese at Sandakan.
Actor James Stewart receives his wings and commission in the US Army Air Forces.
Off Cape Hatteras, NC, German U-boat U-123 sinks Latvian freighter Ciltvaira and US freighters City of Atlanta and Norvana.